Facebook Scam - "Qantas Giving Out Free First Class Flights for the Rest of this Year"
Mar 16, 2015
Thousands of Facebook users were tricked in "liking", sharing or commenting on a fake Qantas Australia Airline Facebook page, which claimed that Qantas was giving away free first class flights for the rest of this year. The fake page has since been taken down by Facebook, but I have posted this article to help Facebook users beware of similar scams that are taken place every day on Facebook and the rest of the internet.
Please continue reading below.
If you have received the fake post below on your Facebook Wall or Timeline, please report it as spam or delete it. And, always check with Qantas Australia Facebook page located at http://www.facebook.com/Qantas to verify the authenticity of a promotion.
The Fake Qantas Australia Post
Today we at Qantas Australia are proud to announce that we have seated over 3 Million passengers since January 1, 2015! So to celebrate this record setting accomplishment we will be giving out FREE first class flights for the rest of this year! That's an entire year of FREE flights!
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The winner's will be inbox'd on March 17, 2015
By liking,commenting on and sharing the scam, you are only helping to spread it to other Facebook users and making the scammers responsible for this, earn money. Scammers earn money when they make a page popular and are able to sell it to the highest bidder, along with the names and other public information of the persons who liked or shared the scam.
I guess, the last thing we want to do is to make these scammers rich by tricking you and others into liking and sharing a Facebook post or website. So, if you have already liked or shared this scam, please unlike and unshare it.
Click here for instructions on how to remove things you have already posted on Facebook.
Remember to leave your comment and read the ones made by others below. And, please report malicious, phishing or scam email messages, social media posts and websites to us. You may click here to contact us, or forward the email messages to: email@example.com .
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